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Creative Lawn Stripes Winner Announced

GrassClippings - Creative Lawn Stipes Competition Winner Keith SMithA gardener has spent 273 hours mowing an amazing geometric pattern into his front lawn - using an antique lawnmower from the 1940s.

Keith Smith, 41, cut his grass three times a day for three months throughout the summer, spending 21 hours a week on his unique creation.

His hard work led to him being crowned champion at this year's Creative Lawn Stripes Competition.

It is the third time in the row the father-of-two, from Birmingham, has scooped the prize after he previously wowed the judges with a Union Flag design.

And Mr Smith, who works as a groundsman for Edgbaston Golf Club, even admitted his wife and children avoid the lawn for fear they will damage the designs.

He said: 'Mowing my lawn is my passion.

'I like keeping myself to myself, I don't drink or smoke, and my wife and kids are my world, but this keeps me fit and healthy.

Read more on The Daily Mail

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